On March 23, 2015, Myron M. Cherry & Associates filed a class action lawsuit against the City of Chicago seeking recoupment of all fines and penalties paid for alleged speed and red light camera violations, as well as an injunction preventing the City from collecting on or otherwise enforcing outstanding alleged speed and red light… Read more »
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Myron M. Cherry & Associates filed a lawsuit today against JIMMY JOHN’S® Sandwich Shops for allegedly failing to pay minimum wage and overtime to its Assistant Store Managers in violation of Federal and state laws. The suit also seeks to invalidate the Company’s Confidentiality and Non-Competition Agreement that it requires its employees to sign as… Read more »
Myron M. Cherry & Associates has filed suit against the City of Chicago seeking a refund of fines paid by motorists who were issued automated speed camera violations in school safety zones on non-school days, including during this past summer break. The lawsuit also seeks to have the City void all warning and violations issued… Read more »
On September 17, 2014, Judge Edward M. Chen of the Northern District of California denied the majority of Uber’s motion to dismiss claims brought against it by a putative class of customers. The lawsuit alleges that Uber charges a 20% fee above the metered fare for each ride that it misrepresents as a “gratuity” that… Read more »
On September 2, 2014, a Federal Judge in Chicago granted class action status in a case brought against the Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois on behalf of inmates who were allegedly unlawfully detained after being acquitted of the charges brought against them. The plaintiff and the class are being represented by Myron Cherry and Jacie… Read more »
A Cook County Circuit Court Judge entered a final order today approving a settlement in a class action brought on behalf of former Chicago Public School principals who lost their positions pursuant to Public Act 85-1418, which purported to eliminate tenure for principals. The Illinois Supreme Court, however, found that the Act was unconstitutional. The… Read more »
United States District Court Judge Matthew F. Kennelly appointed Myron Cherry to a leadership position in the coordinated pretrial proceedings for all product liability lawsuits filed in federal court over the side effects of testosterone replacement (or “low T”) drugs. The underlying lawsuits involve allegations that the drug makers failed to adequately warn about the risk… Read more »
Myron Cherry will be speaking at the American Constitution Society’s 2014 National Convention in Washington, D.C. Mr. Cherry, who is a member of the ACS’s Board of Advisors, will be participating on a panel entitled “Your Day in Court?: The Undermining of Access to Justice” on June 21, 2014.
Myron M. Cherry & Associates recently filed a class action lawsuit against Uber Technologies, which offers a mobile phone application that allows consumers to arrange transportation services from third party taxi and other transportation providers. The lawsuit claims that Uber misrepresented to consumers that gratuity will be automatically added at a set percentage of the… Read more »
Myron Cherry appeared on NBC News to discuss the lawsuit he brought against the Sheriff of Cook County alleging unlawful detention of citizens following an acquittal. Click here to watch the story.